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Aviation Studio Leader - Los Angeles, CA

  • Location USA & Canada
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary $130,000 - $170,000
  • Ref 14641
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Aviation Studio Leader Job in Los Angeles, CA, USA

Aviation Studio Leader job available, with a top-10 global architecture and design practice. Working alongside the leadership team, this role will focus on developing the studio, expanding the portfolio of projects, and mentoring a team of talented designers. Offering a salary in the region of $130,000 – $170,000 plus benefits and collaborative company culture.

The company operates as a dynamic architectural and design firm that integrates innovative solutions with strategic thinking to deliver exceptional built environments. Their multidisciplinary approach encompasses architecture, interior design, and consulting services, allowing them to cater to a diverse range of industries including aviation, commercial, educational, healthcare, and more.

By leveraging advanced technology and sustainable practices, the firm consistently pushes the boundaries of design excellence, ensuring that each project not only meets but exceeds client expectations. With a commitment to fostering long-term relationships, they prioritize client collaboration, resulting in bespoke solutions that are both functional and aesthetically pleasing. Their reputation for quality and reliability has established them as a leader in the architectural industry.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Develop and establish client relationships, supporting with business development efforts and project pursuits
  • Support with the delivery of presentations, pitches, and attend conferences/events
  • Project management and quality control across all phases of projects, alongside PMs and architectural staff
  • Team leadership and mentoring
  • Assist In the design and development of aviation projects across the West Coast.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Licenced Architect in the State of California
  • NAAB accredited degree in Architecture
  • 15+ years of industry experience, with 10+ years in aviation
  • Revit proficiency is highly desirable
  • Prior experience with business development, client relations, and team mentoring.

What you get back

  • Salary of $130,000 – $170,000 (potential for higher depending on experience)
  • Merit bonus program
  • ESOP eligibility
  • PTO scheme that increases with length of service, plus 10 holiday days
  • 401K
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Licensing and accreditation financial support
  • Transport stipend, and more.


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Did you know we run a referral scheme? We’ll give you $300 worth of vouchers if you introduce us to anyone who we then successfully place in a new job role. Just send us their information and we’ll do the rest.

Terms: A candidate is deemed to have been successfully placed once they have started a new job as a result of an introduction made by Hunter Dunning and when they’ve successfully completed the probation period.

Studio Leader Job in Los Angeles – Your Architecture and Interior Design Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Matt Trussler Job Ref: 14641) #LI-MT1

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